Zoe Leonard

Visual Arts, 2000

Zoe Leonard is a New York–based artist working with photography, sculpture and installation. A traveling retrospective of her work originated at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, in 2007 and continued on to Madrid, Vienna and Munich through 2010. Solo exhibitions of her work have been shown at Dia:Beacon (2008–11); Dia at the Hispanic Society, New York (2008); Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (2007); Vienna Secession (1997); and Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (1997). Leonard participated in Documenta 9 in 1992 and 12 in 2007, and her work was included in the 1993 and 1997 Whitney Biennials. She is co-chair of the graduate program in photography, Bard College. Recent publications include Zoe Leonard: Analogue (2007), Zoe Leonard: Photographs (2008), and Zoe Leonard: You see I am here after all (2010).  She is represented by Murry Guy, New York, and Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany.

Galerie Gisela Capitain
Murray Guy

Awards and Accomplishments


Leonard participates in the 2014 Whitney Bienniel in New York 


Leonard wins the Whitney Museum's Bucksbaum Award

2010: Leonard is a finalist for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize

2005: Leonard receives Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant

2005: Leonard receives Anonymous Was A Woman Award

2003: Leonard receives Wexner Center for the Arts Residency